Christine Hurt's Posts
(For posts prior to August 15, 2006, click here)

Admissions by Algorithm? (February 03, 2015)

This morning on NPR, I listened to a short report on how people tend to lose trust in computer algorithms... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

The Alibaba IPO Lawsuit (February 03, 2015)

Kevin LaCroix has all the information on the first securities fraud lawsuit to be filed against Alibaba regarding its sale... (Category: IPOs, Securities)

The Causation Link Between Securitization and Fraud, Used Car Edition (January 30, 2015)

When I practiced in the mid-1990s, I occasionally worked on projects we called "asset securitizations." We didn't talk about it... (Category: Securities)

The "Successful" Shake Shack IPO (January 30, 2015)

I've never been to a Shake Shack. I believe this fast casual restaurant operates in other parts of the U.S.... (Category: IPOs)

Apparently I'm Not The Only One Attached to My 529 Plans (January 29, 2015)

Obama's plan to cut tax benefits for 529 plans has been scrapped. The uproar must have included other voices louder... (Category: Education, Taxation)

Subsidizing Savings v. Subsidizing Borrowings (January 26, 2015)

OK, so I try not to just vote my interest. If I'm in tax bracket A, I try not to... (Category: Education)

How Safe are SAFEs? (Simple Agreements for Future Equity) (January 23, 2015)

So, after swearing never to look at Above the Law again, I ventured over there to see if David Lat... (Category: Venture Capital)

Family Film Blogging: Paddington (January 20, 2015)

Apparently, people love Paddington, especially critics. Paddington currently has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. What else has a 98%... (Category: Film)

Trimming Back Dodd-Frank (January 16, 2015)

Glass-Steagall may have lasted only 65 years, but the actual life of the Volcker Rule may be measured in months,... (Category: Securities)

The Harvard Shareholder Rights Project v. Professor Grundfest and Commissioner Gallagher (January 15, 2015)

So, I suppose the Glom should mention one of the weirder but more interesting securities fraud issues around these days.... (Category: Securities)

Family Film Blogging (Oscar Edition): The Imitation Game and Big Eyes (January 15, 2015)

So, Oscar nominations came out this morning, on the heel's of Monday night's Golden Globes. I'll have to admit, I... (Category: Film)

The Law Student Transfer "Problem" (January 15, 2015)

I saw this week at Tax Prof Blog a link to this article about the high numbers of transfer students... (Category: Law Schools/Lawyering)

Family Film Blogging (Holiday Edition): Penguins of Madagascar and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (January 06, 2015)

We traveled a lot over the holidays, so we are behind on the December 25 releases; however, we did see... (Category: Film)

Would I Buy a MoviePass? (December 16, 2014)

So, readers here know that I go to the movies a lot. A lot. I really like movies, and movies... (Category: Film)

Family Film Blogging: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (December 01, 2014)

Before the Thanksgiving week (which found us in Disneyland (!!)), my thirteen year-old son and I went to the "midnight"... (Category: )

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